The night I nearly lost my eye

A few weeks ago, someone thanked me for writing and sharing the stories of the dumb things that I’ve done in my...

Rockin’ and a Rollin’

I’m writing this from the hotel in Iowa City that hosts our annual Iowa Limestone Producers convention. It’s always a great few days spent...

Thin Crust Shrimp Pizza

This pizza makes a great main dish or appetizer. Makes approximately 4 - 10 inch crusts. Ingredients Crust 1 cup warm water 1/2 teaspoon yeast 1 teaspoon...

Outside perspective

I'm sitting at a gas station in Northern Wisconsin. I was snowmobiling in the UP the last few days, and neither one of my...

Pizza Roll Up Muffins

The other night I wanted to make pizza, but wanted to try something new. These pizza roll ups turned our great and was a...

Gone Fishin’

I sat down to compose my weekly article the other night, and I had a bad case of Writer’s Block.  So, I went next...

Lasagna

Everyone has their staple lasagna recipe, but this one has a little twist that the family really enjoys. The rich flavors of sauce and...

The Hunt

I just got back from a long weekend vacation in Southwest Iowa.  I bet that is one of the least used sentences in the...

Ham and bean mixed soup

After the holidays, someone in the family usually has a ham bone that can be used to make soup. On a cold winter day,...

Rocky Mountain High

Last Tuesday, we woke the kids up at 5:30 to hit the road.  For 80% of our family, it had been a year since...